And suddenly I rejoiced in the great se- curity of the sea as compared with the unrest of the land, in my choice of that untempted
life presenting no dis- quieting problems, invested with an elementary moral beauty by the absolute straightforwardness of its appeal and by the singleness of its purpose.
is not the easy virtue possible to the untempted
but the great virtue possible only to the greatly tempted, and thus a type of the virtue personified .
38) With this seemingly strange comment, given the legions of other painters similarly untempted
, Morgan reacts to a predilection to find mere image-making dreadfully insufficient, and also shows his sensitivity to the physically expansive qualities of Thorne's work.
He is a bizarre phenomenon, this politician who as he gets closer to mass influence sticks to his philosophical principles, seemingly untempted
by any desire to grab the main chance on any terms other than saying what he believes.
Spee is regrettably untempted
by this dramatic potential.
And suddenly I rejoiced in the great security of the sea as compared with the unrest of the land, in my choice of that untempted
life presenting no disquieting problems, invested with an elementary moral beauty by the absolute straightforwardness of its appeal and by the singleness of its purpose.
McLeish is hoping that his mid-field general remains untempted
to return to action for Scotland, unlike McGregor and Kris Boyd, who declined to play for Scotland while former manager George Burley was in charge of the team.
He was in that flock of eccentric telly egg-heads (such as Dr Magnus Pike), plucked from their natural academic habitat, hired to round up vast herds of untamed mainstream viewers, previously untempted
by a diet of hard science.
Vegans and others untempted
by meat offerings can find their fun in the neighborhood known as Walker's Point, which should cap off any girl's trip to Milwaukee.
May not a weak man, untempted
, prop a stronger man who is under temptation?
by fame, he insists that his virtue is honored not by men, but by Zeus, and not in its performance, but in its divine "absoluteness" (pp.
, Aubrey hastily steered a course for the sunnier climes of Patrick's gaff, where he cosied up on Yolande's well-upholstered sofa and cracked open a bottle of rum.